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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: BURTON
First name: HARRY PAYNE
Home of Record (official): NEW ZEALAND
State (official): XN
Date of Birth: Monday, February 23, 1942
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SFC
Serial Number: 13664964
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E7
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D40
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
A Troop 1st Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Thursday, August 8, 1968
Date of Casualty: Sunday, April 13, 1969
Age at time of loss: 27
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Tay Ninh
The Wall: Panel 27W - Row 071

--- Interment ---

HARRY PAYNE BURTON

Baltimore National Cemetery
5501 Frederick Avenue
Baltimore
, Baltimore County , MD 21228
(410) 644-9696
Section A, Plot 23A